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poetic justice definition

  • noun:
    • The rewarding of virtue and the punishment of vice, often in an especially appropriate or ironic manner.
    • The worthwhile of virtue, while the punishment of vice, particularly in an ironic fashion
    • an outcome in which virtue triumphs over vice (frequently ironically)
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